WATCH: Exploring the differences between Cajun, Creole food

By: Angela Chen and Emily Maul New Orleans is known for its rich history, culture and cuisine. From jambalaya to shrimp and grits, these well-known dishes are often paired with the words “Cajun” and “Creole” on restaurant menus.  But what does “Cajun” and “Creole” actually mean? And what is the difference in food? Medill reporters […]

PHOTOS: Celebrating Lunar New Year in Chicago’s Asia on Argyle

By Angela Chen Medill Reports Asia on Argyle welcomed Chicago to the 40th-plus anniversary Lunar New Year Parade this February. Lion dancers filled Sun Wah BBQ, music blasted through the speakers past the Argyle Street station, and people lined up outside local businesses to order bubble tea and Asian pastries. While the city’s larger Chinatown […]

Chicago Time Out Market’s jazz brunch feeds your soul too

Story and Photos by Angela Chen Medill Reports Time Out Market in Chicago is taking a creative spin on the food hall experience by offering live jazz and brunch specialties available from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Sundays. The Feed Your Soul Jazz Brunch features the Chicago Soul Jazz Collective playing live music from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. […]